BILL KARTALOPOULOS is a comics critic, educator, and curator who teaches classes about comics at Parsons the New School for Design and co-organizes the Brooklyn Comics Graphics Festival.
FEB 2012 | Art Books
A prime mover in the Dutch underground comics scene of the 1970s and a stalwart of international avant-garde comics, Swarte, like many European artists, was steeped in the Hergé styleand engaged it more fully than most.
DEC 11-JAN 12 | Art Books
The last thing anyone expected from cartoonist Daniel Clowes is The Death-Ray, a dense, elliptical comics novella about a teenage superhero. Neither a send-up, nor a satire, The Death-Ray engages the concepts and tropes of superpowered comic book heroes as a lens through which to examine the American superpower.
SEPT 2012 | Art Books
Joe Sacco has earned praise as the innovator of an entirely new genre within the comics field: long-form comics reportage, exemplified by his magisterial graphic novels Palestine, Safe Area Gorade, and Footnotes in Gaza (his masterpiece to date).